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William SNELLING

Regimental number7291
Date of birth2 April 1882
Place of birthEssex, England
SchoolNorwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFruit grower
AddressCoonawarra, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, H Snelling, Coonawarra, South Australia
Enlistment date14 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Discharge date--/08/1919
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Wounded, 1 March 1918, Hollebeke; invalided to No. 1 War Hospital, Reading; recovered and returned to duty. Arrived back in Australia, 19 June 1919.

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